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February 2015 Newsletter

After record-setting snowfalls here in Massachusetts over the last weeks, I cherish memories of the sun in Cape Town. More importantly, the great conversations, stimulating ideas, and enthusiasm of the 2014 Talloires Network Leaders Conference remain very vivid. » read

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TN Members Global News Roundup

Mapping out civic engagement news in Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Sudan, Chile, and South Africa. » read

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Kettering Foundations Publishes New Edition of Higher Education Exchange

The Kettering Foundation’s 2014 Higher Education Exchange issue looks at university engagement presented under a variety of terms and from a number of different perspectives.
Pieces by Claire Snyder-Hall and Ted Alter, Jeffrey Bridger, and Paloma Frumento examine faculty “public happiness” and their “democratic mindsets,” and how institutions either support or undermine faculty efforts to teach and engage. … » read

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Call to Action: 2014 Talloires Network Leaders Conference

Leaders from 134 universities and higher education partner institutions in 40 countries across the globe in Cape Town, South Africa. » read

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Leaders in the Civic Engagement Movement: Mexico

This month, the LCEM series focuses on two impacting universities in Mexico: the Instituto Tecnologico de Monterrey and the Universidad Veracruzana. » read

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Nahdet el Mahroussa: A Pioneer Social Enterprise To Empower Egyptian Youth

Nahdet el Mahrousa (NM) is an innovative social enterprise that seeks to have a positive impact on Egypt’s cultural, economic, and social development by mobilizing and engaging the Egyptian youth. » read

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Saluting Professor David Watson

A dynamic and highly influential champion of university civic engagement whose passing is a huge loss to his colleagues around the world. » read

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TN Leader Receives High Honor in Australia

The Talloires Network’s steering committee is an international collection of accomplished scholars, administrators, and practitioners. Those selected to lead our coalition bring together decades of experience in making higher education accessible, insightful, and community-oriented.
One of those leaders, Janice Reid, has  been honored with a prominent recognition for her impacting work: the Companion of the Order of Australia. … » read

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